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The question seems to get asked a lot.

What calipers are a direct bolt-on for our bikes, I haven't absorbed any of the answers, so those that know, can you please add them to this thread and I'll compile it into one thread and put it into the Frequent mod forum when it's done.

As I hope this will become the definitive guide to swapping calipers, please only post definites and not any "I thinks".

Thanks.

For the front we know ....

TLS / TLR are interchangeable.
Hayabusa's
Gixxer 750's years?
ZX12's

Don't forget the rear as well if you know.
 

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Currently running ZX12Rs on mine
 

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Steve TLS said:


For the front we know ....

TLS / TLR are interchangeable.
Hayabusa's
Gixxer 750's years?
ZX12's

Don't forget the rear as well if you know.
Whoops, didn't read the whole post, you already knew that!
 

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That's cool, add away!
 

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Kawasaki used the 6-piston calipers on a lot of their bikes. I'll see if I can find out if they're all interchangeable. Some are gold anodized, some black, but both work just as good.

What we should also try to find out is the master cylinder size for each bike.
 

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MC size! Good point.

TLS 14mm
TLR 5/8" (15.875mm)

Hayabusa? It has the reservoir cast into the MC, bore size?
 

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Adding to the mix with the Kawasaki 6 piston calipers...

00 - 02 ZX6R (look gray)
?? - 03 ZX7R (black) Saw them on shots of 7's as early as '98
?? - ?? ZX9R (black) Saw them on an '01
00 - 03 ZX12R (gold)
?? - 03 ZRX1200 (gold)
 

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Any of the bikes with the 6 piston calipers also has the 5/8" master cylinder.
 

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Any of the bikes with the 6 piston calipers also has the 5/8" master cylinder.
That seems to be the big question. :O
 

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I've got a track day in 6 more sleeps, I wonder if I will get beat up going to each bike in the parking area and checking their calipers, mounting bolt distances and MC stampings. :laugh

I'll get in the scruitineering bay and pretend I'm a scruitineer :devious
 
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Can you confirm the MC size for the 7R?
 

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96-99 gixxer 750 will give ya the 6 pots with 5/8th MC
 

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Any of the bikes with the 6 piston calipers also has the 5/8" master cylinder.
That seems to be the big question. :O
It wasn't a question, it was a statement. All bikes with the 6 piston calipers have the 5/8" master cylinder. I guess it's a package deal from the manufacturers.
 

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I checked a few bikes out the other day, the busa, gixxer 1K's, R1's with 6 potters all had 5/8 MC's, an 03 GSXR750 with 4 potters had a 5/8 MC as well, and an old GSXR1100 ~94-96 had one as well for its 6 potters.
 
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I had a set of Nissin six piston calipers off of a'97 ZX-7RR with a MC from a YZF 750. Didn't work worth a shit. I reinstalled the 4 piston Calipers with some race DP's with the stock MC and much better.
 
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(R1's with 6 potters all had 5/8 MC's)

I have never seen an R1 with 6 pot calipers???
 

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You're right, I just looked at a pic of the bike I looked at, 4 potters :coocoo, but it had a 5/8 mc
 

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I might be missing something...
doesen't it work with the OEM M/C if you change to 6-pots?
For the TLS that is...
 
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